Localized marketing just got a little bit easier. US411 is a new service from Convergent Mobile that lets your potential customers receive the latest news, deals and information about your business using a simple text message. When someone uses their mobile phone to text your keyword to US411, within seconds they'll receive a text back from our database with your business information. You can be as detailed as you like: send them general business details, contact information, menu options, coupons, or even a link to your full-featured mobile website. US411 is a highly-targeted and cost-effective means for your business to reach mobile customers. Whether you're a coffee shop, retail store, fine dining restaurant or neighborhood pub, US411 can help you turn feet on the street into customers in the seats and shops.
Once you've registered with US411 and your messages are entered, all you need to do is start displaying your selected keyword. Put it out front of your store, add it to your print and web advertisements, and display it on all of your other marketing collateral. Then start serving your new mobile phone customers as you watch your US411 usage statistics grow.
Converting Foot Traffic to Sales Conversions
Text messaging and mobile data plans are now the norm. So what are you doing to engage this mobile audience? How can mobile phone users learn more about your business? US411 gives you a direct and actionable link to the masses that are walking by your business every day. With US411, you can market your business to savvy mobile phone users quickly and effectively by offering them pertinent information delivered through a single text message.
Marketing is all about getting the right information into the right hands. US411 makes this job a little bit easier by offering near-realtime information to mobile phone users. When someone texts your keyword to US411, our database sends them a text message back with all the information that you've entered in your account. It can be as detailed or as general as you want. Send them contact info and driving directions to your business. Send them the nightly band line-up and cover charge. Send your menu and drink specials. Send a coupon for 10 percent off their first purchase. Send them whatever you want.
With US411, you control your mobile marketing. Our servers deliver the text message, but you control the contents. You can update or change your marketing message as often as you like, all you need is an internet connection. You can even schedule follow-up text messages to thank your customers or to remind them to take action on a current offer. US411 customers can opt-out of your text messages at any time, so you're only delivering messages to those that want them.
Texting business information to a mobile audience offers a new way for your business to build sales, customer loyalty and consumer satisfaction. It's easy and cost-effective to get started with US411.
How It Works
US411 is easy for businesses, and painless for mobile customers. To get started, take a few minutes to register with US411.
For your business:
Register your account and select your keyword. Then follow the simple onscreen instructions to enter as much or as little information about your business as you'd like. You'll answer some questions to help us understand your business, and you'll enter the information that you want mobile customers to receive when they text your keyword to US411. You can also enter information for follow-up text messages and even schedule them for delivery.
That's it. We take care of the rest. Your information will be formatted and prepared for optimal display on your customers' mobile handsets. And when customers text your keyword, we automatically send them your information. You can come back to our site anytime and login to edit, update or delete your text messages. You can also use our website to generate US411 usage reports for your marketing analysis.
Once you've registered with US411 and your messages are entered, all you need to do is start displaying your selected keyword. Put it out front of your store, add it to your print and web advertisements, and display it on all of your other marketing collateral. Then start serving your new mobile phone customers as you watch your US411 usage stats grow.
For your customers:
US411 is an easy way to deliver your business information to potential customers. They don't need to download anything, sign-up for anything, or pay for anything. All they need is a mobile phone with a data plan. When they text your keyword to US411, they'll quickly receive a text back with your business information. Standard messaging rates apply, so there's no surprises for customers; just cost-effective mobile marketing for you.
US411 is an easy and cost-effective way for your business to reach the mobile handset market. More and more consumers have data plans as part of their mobile service, and US411 lets you tap into that market for more traffic, sales and customer loyalty. Some of the benefits of US411 include:
- Near instant information about your business
- Access to special offers
- Free information (their standard data plan rates apply)
- Easier than a phone call
- No download required
- No registration required
- Easy to share
For Your Business:
- Access to the mobile market and foot traffic
- Easy to use
- No download required
- Detailed reporting
- New marketing opportunities
- Change marketing messages anytime
- Less phone inquiries